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Tennis: Murray dominates Young in Davis Cup opener

Published on Feb 1, 2014 6:38 AM
 
Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a backhand against Donald Young of the United States during day one of the Davis Cup World Group first round between the US and Great Britain at PETCO Park on Jan 31, 2014 in San Diego, California. Murray breezed past Donald Young in straight sets as Great Britain took an early lead in their Davis Cup World Group opener against the United States (US) on Friday. -- PHOTO: AFP

SAN DIEGO (AFP) - Andy Murray breezed past Donald Young in straight sets as Great Britain took an early lead in their Davis Cup World Group opener against the United States (US) on Friday.

The reigning Wimbledon champion Murray needed just 98 minutes to easily dispatch world number 79 Young 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 on the clay court surface at Petco Park stadium, home of Major League Baseball's San Diego Padres.

Murray, who blasted seven aces, closed out the rubber with a backhand return down the line that Young had no chance on.

"I managed to come up with some good shots when I needed them," said world number six Murray. "I hope we keep enjoying the weekend. It has been a good start."

 
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